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Meet the Project-Based, Student-Focused, and Technology-Driven Classrooms of the Future

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you envision the classrooms of the future? đź”® Of course, sci-fi depictions of robo-teachers like the one from The Jetsons above are endearing, but we’re not here today to talk about science fiction – rather, today’s blog is taking a closer look at a handpicked selection of …

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A Look at Publications International’s VR Explorations 2018

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Last year, we kicked off our partnership with Publications International in style by creating six VR experiences for their Virtual Reality Explorations book set – and they were an instant hit! ✨ One year – and a few other collaborations – later, VR Explorations is back with an all-new set of six books and accompanying VR apps: Food Science, How …

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A Look Back at Our 2018 Game Releases

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

At Filament Games, we strive to create playful experiences that improve people’s lives- that’s why we made it our mission statement! If there’s one thing we’ve mastered in our 13-year history, it’s creating meaningful and impactful learning games, training sims, apps, and AR/VR experiences across all platforms, age groups, and all subject areas – be sure to …

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Top 10 EdTech and Game-Based Learning News Sites

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

If you’re reading an article on the Filament Games blog, chances are you have at least some interest in the world of EdTech and game-based learning, right? (Image source: Giphy) From the introduction of drones to VR in the classroom, adaptive assessment technologies to after-school podcasting clubs, if there is exists one constant in the world of EdTech, …

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How Educational Video Games Can Help Foster Social and Emotional Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Previously, we’ve written about how game-based learning is proven to develop 21st century skills, help engage struggling learners, and – when supplemented with a mix of educator-led activities and reflections – improve learning outcomes. But can educational video games help foster social and emotional learning (SEL) among young learners? According to a research study conducted …

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iCivics’ NewsFeed Defenders: Game-Based News Literacy Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Did you hear? Our longtime partner iCivics recently launched their first all-new game in 5 years: news literacy learning game NewsFeed Defenders! Created in partnership with Annenberg Public Policy Center (FactCheck.org) and developed by Filament Games, iCivics’ NewsFeed Defenders tasks players with moderating a fictional social media website focused on news and information, attempting to grow a flourishing …

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5 More High-Quality Computer Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Who says learning to code can’t be a blast!? Probably someone who hasn’t read this article. Or seen our previous roundup of 5 great learning games that teach computer science. It’s true: learning basic coding principles can be incredibly fun thanks to the power of game-based learning – it’s what researchers are saying, too! Below, …

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Free Curriculum Materials for Breaking Boundaries are Available Now!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Remember Breaking Boundaries in Science, our free Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR game highlighting the lives and achievements of influential women scientists like Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, and Grace Hopper? 🤔 In the months since we launched Breaking Boundaries, we’ve received an outpouring of kindness and support from players and fans across the world. …

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Creating a Coding Kit for Kids – An Interview with Publications International

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To commemorate the recent launch of Learn to Code Kit – featuring four hardcover books & our accompanying Android/iOS app – we sat down with Publications International’s Caroline Delbert to discuss the inspiration behind the project as well as her experiences working on a collaborative project with a game development studio. Check out their responses below! Tell …

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